The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
STB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
260 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.33% 22.06% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 66 86
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £421 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.72% -72.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.83 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.98 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STB across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STB across the Wales region.

STB Daily Rate Trend in Wales

STB
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - - - - 1
STB
UK